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Average rent in West Allis, WI

$1,172/mo West Allis, WI average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in West Allis, WI is $1,172.

West Allis, WI apartment rent ranges

About 65% of apartment rents in West Allis, WI range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 9% of apartments. Around 20% of West Allis’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 4% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

West Allis, WI rent trends

Getting around in West Allis, WI

74 /100
Very Walkable
46 /100
Some Transit
48 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 74, Transit Score®: 46, Bike Score®: 48

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in West Allis, WI last updated?

Prices and availability in West Allis, WI were last updated on 5 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in West Allis, WI?

The best apartments in West Allis, WI are: South 111th Street Studios, Cleveland Apartments, The Grant Apartments, Alpine Court Apartments and 5511 W Lincoln Ave.

What is the average rent in West Allis, WI?

The average rent in West Allis, WI is $1,172. Start your search for apartments in West Allis, WI now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in West Allis, WI?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in West Allis, WI is between $1,199 and $2,976. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in West Allis, WI now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in West Allis, WI?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in West Allis, WI is between $800 and $4,814. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in West Allis, WI.

What type of rental buildings are in West Allis, WI?

In West Allis, 48% of the residents are renting compared to 52% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 16% of West Allis’s rentals, 68% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 15% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in West Allis, WI?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in West Allis are about 42 years old, on average. Of these, 14% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 93% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 7% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in West Allis, WI?

Rental apartments in West Allis come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.6% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 51% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 43% of all rentals in West Allis. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in West Allis, WI

West Allis is a small suburb of Milwaukee. It’s located near Lake Michigan, just 40 miles north of the Illinois border. Just 12 minutes east is downtown Milwaukee, which makes West Allis the perfect combination of city and suburban amenities for renters who live here. Likewise, families who rent here can look forward to an above-average school system run by the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District. Meanwhile, weather for this part of the Midwest is pretty seasonal, with changes each season — like beautiful leaves in the fall, snowy winters, and temperate summers that don’t get very hot. Living here also enables renters the opportunity to be a part of a tight-knit community with bike trails, great shopping, and lots of parks, such as McCarty Park and Greenfield Park, which is near some rental apartments.

Renting in West Allis, WI

West Allis is pretty evenly split between homeowners and renters. As such, many rental apartments are spread throughout this small town with conveniences nearby, like grocery stores and big box stores, including a Target and a Walmart. Rental apartments here are usually large blocks of modern buildings centered around a courtyard with a pool that’s only open in the summer. There are also other amenities to look forward to, like in-unit washers and dryers; dishwashers; and vaulted ceilings. Most rental communities also have walking trails and pet parks for dogs to run around in.

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West Allis, WI demographics

West Allis, WI has a population of 59,861 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,074 of West Allis’s residents are women and 29,787 are men. The median age of those who live in West Allis, WI is 38.5.

Shopping in West Allis, WI

Shopping is easily accessible in many parts of West Allis near rental apartments. That includes a weekly West Allis Farmers’ Market in the center of town where renters can purchase fresh produce and other artisan goods. Additionally, the West Allis Towne Center has 19 stores, including chain stores, such as Hobby Lobby, GameStop and a grocery store. Southtown Shopping Center and West Allis Center are two other strip malls that make it convenient for renters to shop right around the corner from their rentals. To shop at an indoor mall, renters can travel to Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, which is only six miles away. It has more than 175 stores, as well as a Barnes & Noble. It’s the largest mall in all of Wisconsin, so it’s quite popular with renters who live in the area and visitors alike.

West Allis, WI households

  • 13,299 Family
    14,132 Non-family
  • 6,301 Children
    21,130 No Children
  • 27,431Total Number of Households
  • 2.15Average People Per Household
  • $53,634Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 27,431 households in West Allis, WI. 13,299 are family households and 14,132 are non-family households. There are 6,301 households with children in West Allis and 21,130 households without children. On average, about 2.15 people live in a household in West Allis, WI.

Transportation in West Allis, WI

West Allis has a public transportation system that many renters use to get into Milwaukee. It’s run by the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and has 10 different routes that go all throughout this small town, as well as into neighboring cities. The main highways that run through West Allis make it easy for renters to get around. They include interstates 94, 41 and 894. When renters are looking to fly, it’s simple to get to the General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, which is only 20 minutes to the south down Interstate 43. The good news for bikers who rent is that West Allis is fairly bike-friendly: There are many bike lanes, paths, and trails throughout town that make it safe for biking, even for young riders.

West Allis, WI education statistics

The level of education of the population of West Allis, WI is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 38% completed some high school, 28% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 16% have a Bachelor Degree, and 6% have a Graduate Degree.

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